Richland Public Health has posted the totals for causes of death in 2017 as well as the statistics for births in the county. The birth and death statistics are compiled monthly by the Vital Statistics office at Richland Public Health.
Libraries to lend Electronic Blood Pressure Monitors to help those with hypertension to self-measure their blood pressure in between doctorsâ€™ visits.
February is American Heart Month, focusing attention on efforts to reduce deaths by heart disease nationally and locally.
The Winter Hike for Health at either Malabar Farm State Park or Gorman Nature Center will be February 10 from 9 am to 2 pm.
Interested in taking a step toward better health in 2018? Richland Walks, which takes place at the Richland Mall, is a FREE program designed to encourage walking in a safe, indoor location.
Be aware of the unique safety hazards associated with winter weather while "walking in a winter wonderland."
The Environmental Health Division of Richland Public Health wants county residents to take advantage of â€śNational Radon Action Monthâ€ť and test their homes for the presence of radon gas.
Richland Public Health is reminding all county residents to be prepared for winter driving season.
Cold weather forecast for December and into January include many evening temperatures in the teens or lower. Richland Public Health is reminding Richland County residents to be aware of hypothermia (dangerously low body temperature).
Richland Public Health is sharing these 12 recommended tips for self-care this season. Keep yourself and your loved ones safe and healthy and ready to enjoy the holidays and have a healthy new year.
We are pleased to present our 2018-2020 strategic plan. This plan defines what we plan to achieve, how we will achieve it, and how we will know we have achieved it.
Richland Public Health wants everyone to remain healthy for the holidays. Hereâ€™s a quick reminder about the importance of food safety, especially with Holiday Meals in the coming months. The Four Steps To Food Safety can help prevent food-borne illness in the home.
Christmas is a time especially for children and for children this means toys. But poorly designed and constructed toys, or toys that are inappropriate for your childâ€™s level of development can cause serious injury, and in some cases, death.
Keeping hands clean is one of the most important steps we can take to avoid getting sick and spreading germs to others.
Richland Public Health is sponsoring two concerts by singer/songwriter Crystal Bowersox at Richland Academy of the Arts, 75 West Walnut Street, Mansfield, on November 2. Call 419-522-8224 for tickets to the 8 p.m. concert.
Richland Public Health is releasing tips and information for an enjoyable and safe trick or treat during Halloween season.
Both clinics are walk-in, no appointment needed, at Richland Public Health, 555 Lexington Avenue, Mansfield, in the Corley Room (lower level, rear parking lot).
Ohio drivers beware. Your risk of colliding with deer may be on the rise, according to officials at the Ohio Department of Public Safety (ODPS) and the Ohio State Highway Patrol (OSHP). The increased risk is partly due to the fact that October through December is peak deer mating season in the Buckeye state.
Parents and caregivers are urged to remember the ABCs of Safe Sleep: Alone, Back, Crib. October is SIDS Awareness Month and efforts to reduce infant mortality.
Richland Public Healthâ€™s annual â€śFall Hike for Healthâ€ť is Saturday, October 21, 2017, at Malabar Farm State Park and Gorman Nature Center in Mansfield from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
The goal of Child Passenger Safety Week (September 17-23) is to make sure all children are secured properly in appropriate seats â€“ every trip, every time.
We are pleased to present the 2017-2020 Richland County Community Health Improvement Plan (CHIP). Â The CHIP is a long-term, systematic effort to address health problems in our community.Â Â Visit our CHIP page to learn more, and to download a copy of the most up-to-date version of this "living document."
September is National Preparedness Month. Make a plan and get you and your family prepared. Because you never know when a disaster might strike.
The September 12 class starts at 9 a.m. and runs until 1 p.m. Call 419-774-4726 to register.
Richland Public Health is issuing a reminder for drivers to be cautious driving in school zones and around school buses as Richland County Schools begin a new year.
August is National Immunization Awareness Month (NIAM). Immunizations represent one of the greatest public health accomplishments of the 20th century. The purpose of NIAM is to highlight the importance of vaccination for people of all ages.
A 2nd positive test for mosquitoes carrying West Nile virus in Richland County has been detected in Jefferson Township.
Richland Public Health officials have been notified by the Ohio Department of Health, that West Nile Virus (WNV) has been detected in mosquitoes in Springfield Township.
The AARP Driver Safety Program will be held from 9 am to 1 pm on Tuesday, July 25. The class will be in the Corley Room at Richland Public Health.